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Dr. Kenju Kamei is an Associate Professor in Economics. Kenju joined Durham University Business School in January 2015. Prior to that, Kenju was an Assistant Professor at Bowling Green State University.
Kenju's research interests are experimental and behavioural economics, public economics and political economy. He has published in international journals in economics such as The Economic Journal and in interdisciplinary journals such as The Journal of Conflict Resolution.
Kenju is interested in supervising PhD students if they want to write dissertations in experimental economics (including experimental political economy).
He occasionally conducts paid studies at Durham University using students. A typical experiment usually lasts on average one hour to two hours.
If you are interested in participating in future studies, please feel free to register at http://orsee.dur.ac.uk/orsee/public/participant_create.php. Once experiments are scheduled, you will receive an invitation message.
Dr. Kenju Kamei is an Associate Professor in Economics. Kenju joined Durham University Business School in January 2015. Prior to that, Kenju was an Assistant Professor at Bowling Green State University. Kenju holds a PhD in Economics from Brown University in the USA.
- Theory of Firms (experimental approach)
- Experimental and Behavioural Economics
- Public Economics
- Political Economy
- Kamei, Kenju (Accepted). Incomplete Political Contracts with Secret Ballots: Reciprocity as a Force to Enforce Sustainable Clientelistic Relationships. The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization
- Kamei, Kenju (2021). Teams Do Inflict Costly Third-Party Punishment as Individuals Do: Experimental Evidence. Games 12(1): 22.
- Kamei, K. (2020). Group Size Effect and Over-Punishment in the Case of Third Party Enforcement of Social Norms. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 175: 395-412.
- Kamei, K. (2020). Voluntary Disclosure of Information and Cooperation in Simultaneous-Move Economic Interactions. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 171: 234-246.
- Kamei, K. (2019). Cooperation and Endogenous Repetition in an Infinitely Repeated Social Dilemma: Experimental Evidence. International Journal of Game Theory 48(3): 797-834.
- Kamei, K. (2018). The Role of Visibility on Third Party Punishment Actions for the Enforcement of Social Norms. Economics Letters 171: 193-197.
- Kamei, K. (2018). Power of Joint Decision-Making in a Finitely-Repeated Dilemma. Oxford Economic Papers 71(3): 600-622.
- Chen, J. & Kamei, K. (2018). Disapproval aversion or inflated inequity acceptance? The impact of expressing emotions in ultimatum bargaining. Experimental Economics 21(4): 836-857.
- Kamei, K. & Putterman, L. (2018). Reputation Transmission without Benefit to the Reporter: a Behavioral Underpinning of Markets in Experimental Focus. Economic Inquiry 56(1): 158-172.
- Kamei, K. (2018). Promoting Competition or Helping the Less Endowed? Distributional Preferences and Collective Institutional Choices under Intra-Group Inequality. Journal of Conflict Resolution 62(3): 626-655.
- Fu, T., Ji, Y., Kamei, K. & Putterman, L. (2017). Punishment Can Support Cooperation Even When Punishable. Economics Letters 154: 84-87.
- Kamei, K. (2017). Conditional Punishment in England. Economics Bulletin 37(2): 837-845.
- Kamei, K. (2017). Endogenous Reputation Formation under the Shadow of the Future. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 142: 189-204.
- Kamei, K. & Putterman, L. (2017). Play it Again: Partner Choice, Reputation Building and Learning from Finitely-Repeated Dilemma Games. The Economic Journal 127(602): 1069-1095.
- Kamei, K. (2016). Democracy and Resilient Pro-Social Behavioral Change: An Experimental Study. Social Choice and Welfare 47(2): 359-378.
- Kamei, K., Putterman, L. & Tyran, J.R. (2015). State or nature? Endogenous formal versus informal sanctions in the voluntary provision of public goods. Experimental Economics 18(1): 38-65.
- Kamei, K. & Putterman, L. (2015). In Broad Daylight: Fuller Information and Higher-Order Punishment Opportunities Can Promote Cooperation. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 120: 145-159.
- Kamei, K. (2014). Conditional Punishment. Economics Letters 124(2): 199-202.
- Kamei, K. (2012). From locality to continent: A comment on the generalization of an experimental study. The Journal of Socio-Economics 41(2): 207-210.
- Kamei, K. & Nesterov, A. (2020). Endogenous Monitoring through Gossiping in an Infinitely Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma Game: Experimental Evidence. 02.
- Kamei, K. (2020). Transfer Paradox in a General Equilibrium Economy: a First Experimental Investigation. 03.
- Kamei, K. & Markussen, T. (2020). Free Riding and Workplace Democracy – Heterogeneous Task Preferences and Sorting. 01.
- Kamei, K., Putterman, L. & Tyran, J.R. (2019). Civic Engagement as a Second-Order Public Good: The Cooperative Underpinnings of the Accountable State. (05).
- Kamei, Kenju (2018). Group Size Effect and Over-Punishment in the Case of Third Party Enforcement of Social Norms. 04.
- Kamei, Kenju (2017). Cooperation and Endogenous Repetition in an Infinitely Repeated Social Dilemma. 08.
- Chen, Josie I & Kamei, Kenju (2017). Disapproval Aversion or Inflated Inequity Acceptance? The Impact of Expressing Emotions in Ultimatum Bargaining. 10.